Adjunct Lecturer

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Adjunct Lecturer

Job Description:

The fellow will be involved in forensic pathology case submissions to the laboratory, which includes gross autopsy, tissue trimming, histopathology, ancillary sample collection, data interpretation, report generation, and client communication. The trainee will have access to a fully equipped veterinary diagnostic pathology laboratory and a forensic research laboratory. Scientific collaboration and publication are encouraged. Supervision from a board-certified veterinary pathologist and support from other experienced technical staff, board-certificated veterinarians, and forensic experts will be provided. Forensic training will include primary veterinary casework along with a few human cases. Training in forensic entomology will be provided including basic principles of forensic entomology and specimen collection. A small percentage of time will be dedicated to veterinary diagnostic imaging. The fellow will be required to attend trials in session in local courts and will be required to assist with and/or observe scene investigations as part of this program.

This 1-year fellowship ensures a minimum of 28 weeks of direct supervision working with an ACVP Anatomic Pathology Diplomate and Founding Fellow in Veterinary Forensic Pathology. The fellow will participate in on-call duties for the forensic pathology service. Time will be spent rotating through other services including radiology, forensic entomology, and forensic DNA analysis. The fellow’s remaining time will be spent on research. The primary goal of the program is to develop expertise in veterinary forensic pathology. At the completion of the program, the fellow will be prepared to begin a career in veterinary forensic pathology.

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Minimum Requirements:

The requirements for applicants are a DVM or equivalent, successful completion of an Anatomic Pathology Residency Program, and have passed Phase I of the ACVP certification examination.

Preferred Qualifications: None
Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applicants for job number 529621 must apply online through Careers at UF in order to be considered for the position. For full consideration, your application should include a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter outlining your career goals, and official transcripts from professional studies. At least 3 letters of reference should be submitted online and emailed (by applicant or referees) to Dr. Adam Stern at For full consideration, applications should be received by February 2, 2024.

Email inquiries to Dr. Adam W. Stern ( are welcome.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No